Nearly 1 in 4
Nearly 1 in 4 adults are caregivers
CAREGIVING CAN BE
Nearly half have provided care for at least two years
A fourth have provided care for at least 20 hours per week
WHO ARE CAREGIVERS?
55% are women
20% are 65 years old or older
30% are caring for a parent or parent-in-law
7% of caregivers are providing care to someone with dementia
HOW DO CAREGIVERS HELP?
Over 80% manage household tasks
Nearly 45% assist with personal care
1 in 7 NON-CAREGIVERS expect to BECOME CAREGIVERS within 2 years
Page last reviewed: September 28, 2018